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A Ghost Report from the Guthrie Daily Leader on April 19, 1896

Ella Myers, an Oklahoma prostitute, might have been the victim of a wrongful death.

Or the victim of a wrongful burial.

Did her ghost walk in hopes of conveying the truth? 42 more words

Spectral Edition: Ghosts In U.S. Newspapers (1865-1918)

Sugat ni Ibarra! Ni Kalayaan

December 30, 1896- isang hatol
armas ng dayuhang baril and kumitil
sugatang dibdib ni Sisa’y nakaratay
Pagal n’yang katawan ay binurol
ang makabayang adhika’y hinukay… 268 more words

Jose Rizal

Preparations for Christmas

Today’s Russian history picture is a painting depicting preparation of Christmas decorations from 1896 by Russian painter Sergey Vasilievich Dosekin (1869-1916).

It has been, again, chosen by one of our subscribers to be one of her favorite images of Russian history. 12 more words

Imperial Russia

976. Παραλία (~1896)

Πιστεύω ότι είναι από τον καιρό των πρώτων Ολυμπιακών.
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Ήθελα να σας ενημερώσω για μερικά πράγματα που συμβαίνουν στην σελίδα.
Πρώτα να ευχαριστήσω δημόσια τους … 30 more words

Did a Silent Film About a Train Really Cause Audiences to Stampede? | Atlas Obscura

If you’re at all interested in the history of cinema, you’ve probably heard some version of the story about the train film that sent an audience running. 51 more words

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Wikipedia article of the day for November 3, 2016

The Wikipedia article of the day for November 3, 2016 is William McKinley presidential campaign, 1896.
William McKinley’s campaign for US president was successful, defeating William Jennings Bryan, who was both the Democratic and Populist nominee, on November 3, 1896. 164 more words

Wikipedia article of the day for November 3, 2016

The Wikipedia article of the day for November 3, 2016 is William McKinley presidential campaign, 1896.
William McKinley’s campaign for US president was successful, defeating William Jennings Bryan, who was both the Democratic and Populist nominee, on November 3, 1896. 164 more words